RIPON — Reigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI low medalist Danton Indelicato shot 1-under 34 at Spring Creek Golf & Country Club, helping Ripon Christian edge past rival Ripon 226-233 Thursday in a non-league match.
Nico Ilardi led Ripon with a 39 just two days after playing in a CIF State NorCal basketball game.
“I’m pretty happy with our score considering we have three freshmen in the top six,” Ripon coach Chris Musseman said.
Ripon Christian’s Camden Indelicato placed third overall with a 41. The Knights also got scoring contributions from Darin Doek (46), Dylan Koolhaus (51) and Alex Berghorst (54). They’ll host Hughson next Monday at Jack Tone Golf Course.
Scoring for Ripon were Cade McCusker (47), Kenny Johnson (47), Jacob Baird (49) and Gage Anderson (51). The Indians start league next Wednesday against Escalon at Spring Creek.
Lathrop 3, Pacheco 0
LATHROP — The Spartans (4-0) opened Western Athletic Conference play with a 25-7, 25-8, 25-7 rout.
R.J. Carmesis handed out 31 assists and served four aces. Tyler Riggleman anchored the front row with 12 kills. Gabriel Gutierrez and Jaden Vuong tallied five aces apiece.
Lathrop next competes in the Stockton Classic on Saturday.
Manteca 3, Venture Academy 0
STOCKTON — Manteca (1-1) picked up its first win of the season, 25-17, 25-23, 25-19.
Rovick Hombrebueno and Oscar Anaya spearheaded the attack with 22 assists and 12 kills, respectively. Steven Aguilar racked up 18 digs, while Jeremy Gabriel and A.J. Singh had three blocks each. Adrian Gonzalez contributed seven kills.
East Union 3, Livingston 1
Flavio Mercado accumulated 10 kills and eight blocks, as East Union (2-0) held on for the 25-14, 25-22, 20-25, 25-21 win at Dalben Center.
Jonathan Castaneda added seven kills, two aces and seven digs. Setter Parmbir Khatra registered 27 assists and seven aces.
Manteca 11, Tokay 3
Austin Kovacs struck out six over four innings, and the Buffaloes (2-1) busted it open with a five-run fifth before finishing the non-league tilt with 11 hits.
Dominic Rea highlighted the onslaught with a double, two runs and two RBIs in a 4-for-4 effort. Nathan Gutierrez went 2 for 3 with a triple and three runs scored. Alex Gouveia (double, two RBIs), Ryan Ward (double, run, RBI) and Dylan Gross (double, RBI) also came up with big knocks.
East Union 14, Edison 0
LINDEN — Hayley Leonard faced just two batters over the minimum, finishing with five strikeouts in a five-inning two-hitter for East Union (2-0). The Lancers resume the Linden Tournament on Saturday against McNair and Rio Vista.
In the tourney opener, they put it away with an eight-run second and plated six more in the third. Cali Blevins slugged a three-run homer, Chloe Agueda drove in four runs and finished 2 for 3 and Allie Parker contributed three RBIs.
Sierra 9, Gregori 0
MODESTO — Brendan Rapisura got the win and was one of four pitchers used in Sierra’s combined two-hitter.
Seven Timberwolves contributed with hits.
East union 11, Edison 0
LINDEN — Emily Mendoza pitched three shutout innings and scorched a double on offense in the Linden Tournament opener.
Danielle James contributed two hits and three RBIs, Marisa Carranza stroked a pair of doubles and had a RBI and Savanah Wilkerson blasted a double.
Lathrop 2 Weston Ranch 0
LATHROP — The Spartans held on for the 25-15, 25-21 sweep.
Arman John doled out 12 kills and three aces. Tory Sumbler distributed 21 assists, while Kyle Constantino had seven kills and three aces.